New York skateboarding label 5boro has come up with a clever redux on antiquated media. Remember all those VHS tape labels you thought were restricted to garage sales, mildewed garage boxes, your old Tera Patrick porn collection and the bookshelves of pretentious guys in prescription glasses? Now they make the finest of retro-inspired deck designs in 5boro’s [...]


Everyone’s favorite insane rapper/NYU lecturer/Kevin Durant scourge/non-sequitur philosopher Lil B dropped a new mixtape titled Hoop Life this weekend. Perhaps you heard of the Twitter War he’s been waging with Kevin Durant? Well who’s to say the Bay Area rapper hasn’t applied his voodoo to the Oklahoma City Thunder, who went down in the last [...]


29 Apr
$1,000 of wearable analog reel-to-reel action

Givenchy continues its trend of ever under-stated tshirts with a representation of wearable analog. The oversized crewneck tshirt comes printed with the design of a vintage reel-to-reel deck, just to prove you know what a Neve 8078 is. Created by Italian designer, noted musicologist and Givenchy Creative Director Ricardo Tisci, you can get yours at Mr. [...]


14 Mar
The latest in DJ/producer Amerigo Gazaway Soul Mates series

Nashville producer Amerigo Gazaway has launched a new mashup series called Soul Mates, aimed at combining legendary artists of yore with the best talent from today. The first installment conflates Brooklyn rapper Yasiin Bey (formerly known as Mos Def) with legendary soul singer Marvin Gaye. Titled Yasiin Gaye, the idea of the series is for the finished [...]


20 Feb
40-minutes of bass, breaks, funk & dubstep supergroup mixing

Krafty Kuts teams up with Dynamite MC and Erb N Dub for a new live act called Wicked City. The bass ‘n’ breaks supergroup will be touring extensively this season, and offer up this 40-minute mixtape — aptly titled Wicked City DJ MIX — to give kids a chance to hear their funk and bass sound, all [...]


Diplo selects the best and bangin’est tracks from 2013 for a year-end sonic review. Fittingly, he starts the obese two-hour mix with Baauer’s game changing “Harlem Shake”, arguably the biggest most overplayed track of the year. Then it’s onto RL Grime and A$AP Skrillex, and you can pretty much tell where this is going. At nearly 60 [...]


Two months after releasing Glaciers, what some consider to be Blue Sky Black Death’s most progressive and expansive album to date, the Los Angeles producers return with the second volume in their Euphoric Tape series. It’s another stripped down collection of instrumentals of Blue Sky Black Death’s previous works and rarities that served as backdrops [...]


We love breakbeats. Breaks of all sorts. Florida, Funky, Nu Skool, 2-step, Jungle, whatever — as long as there’s a breakbeat, we’re happy. So we commissioned one of our favorite breakbeat DJs — London’s Rhythm Method — to prep for us a LIAS exclusive one-hour mixture of some of his favorite vintage breaks. The Disassociates [...]

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